Talk:Spoken language

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 Definition An example of language produced using some of the articulatory organs, e.g. the mouth, vocal folds or lungs, or intended for production by these organs; alternatively, the entire act of communicating verbally - what people mean or intend, the words they use, their accent, intonation and so on. [d] [e]
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Might need to define speech explicitly

Article uses the word 'speech' in defining the phrase 'spoken language', and in discussing aspects of spoken language. Indeed, the word 'spoken' in 'spoken language' implies that one already knows about speech. Can we not explicitly distinguish 'speech' from 'spoken language'? Just thinking... Anthony.Sebastian 22:42, 26 January 2010 (UTC)